[pve-devel] some news for snapshots

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Mon Aug 27 10:54:05 CEST 2012

> >>AFAIK, you can already create a snapshot of COW2 files using 'savevm'
> command.
> >>So I think the basic code must be there? It is just not implemented
> >>inside the 'blockdev-snapshot-sync' command.
> Yes, but savevm pause the vm and make a full snapshot (include
> memory,etc..), and It can take several minutes if you have big memory vm.

Sorry, but 'blockdev-snapshot-sync' also does that (at least it should do that).
A snapshot must include full VM state!

> I'll do some tests with savevm today to see how it's works.


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